Visegrad Scholarship Programme

Master's and Post-Master's scholarships are awarded to selected scholars for periods of 1 or 2 semesters (with the exception of Master's scholarships within the In-Coming scheme where 1- to 4-semester scholarships can be awarded). Based on the annual budget of €1,884,000, the fund will award approximately 480 semesters in the academic year 2009/2010.

Master's and Post-Master's scholarships are awarded to selected scholars for periods of 1 or 2 semesters (with the exception of Master's scholarships within the In-Coming scheme where 1- to 4-semester scholarships can be awarded). Based on the annual budget of €1,884,000, the fund will award approximately 480 semesters in the academic year 2009/2010.

Citizens of the following countries may apply:


Albania (AL), Armenia (AM), Azerbaijan (AZ), Belarus (BY), Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA), Croatia (HR), the Czech Republic (CZ), Georgia (GE), Hungary (HU), Macedonia (MK), Moldova (MD), Montenegro (ME), Poland (PL), the Russian Federation (RU), Serbia (RS), Slovakia (SK) and Ukraine (UA).


The same rules are applicable to Kosovar scholars.

Scholarship schemes

Intra-Visegrad Scholarships


For scholars coming from one of the V4 countries (CZ, HU, PL or SK) who plan to study in any V4 country other than that of their citizenship.


Successful applicants within this scheme will receive scholarships of €2,000/semester and the host university/institute will receive support of €1,500/semester.

Out-Going Scholarships


For outstanding students or Master's degree holders from V4 countries to study at acknowledged universities in AL, AM, AZ, BY, BA, HR, GE, MK, MD, ME, RS and UA.


Successful applicants within this scheme will receive scholarships of €2,500/semester and the host university/institute will receive support of €1,500/semester.

In-Coming Scholarships


For outstanding scholars who wish to study at accredited universities in V4 countries and who are citizens of the following countries: AL, AM, AZ, BY, BA, HR, GE, MK, MD, ME, RU, RS and UA.


Within this scheme, Master's scholarships can be awarded for up to 4 semesters.


Successful applicants within this scheme will receive scholarships of €2,500/semester and the host university/institute will receive support of €1,500/semester.

Scholarship Program for Belarusian Students


For scholars coming to V4 countries from Belarus.


Successful applicants within this scheme will receive scholarships of €2,500/semester and the host university/institute will receive support of €1,500/semester.

Scholarship Program for Ukrainian Students


For scholars coming to V4 countries from Ukraine.


Successful applicants within this scheme will receive scholarships of €2,500/semester and the host university/institute will receive support of €1,500/semester.

Source: www.visegradfund.org

The piece is part of the Visegrad Countries Special, prepared by The Slovak Spectator with the support of the International Visegrad Fund. For more information on cooperation between the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia please see the following document.

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